First 5 LA Five Minutes: Celebrate L.A’s Diversity!
Los Angeles has a rich, diverse heritage, with 272 distinct neighborhoods to explore! From green spaces and pocket parks to international cultural offerings that celebrate the city’s vibrant history and inhabitants, L.A. offers much for you and your family to discover:
- Whether you are looking for a beautiful hike, a quiet, green place to relax, or a world-class playground, the many neighborhoods of Los Angeles have it all! Get the lowdown on each of the city’s parks, recreation offerings and more at laparks.org.
- More than 200 languages are spoken in Los Angeles. According to the U.S. Census, more than half of Angelenos speak a language other than English at home. The most common languages spoken at home include Spanish, Mandarin (Chinese), Tagalog, Korean and Armenian.
- Los Angeles has more museums than any other U.S. city, including many that celebrate the culture and ethnicity of immigrants and others who call Los Angeles home.
- Try a “staycation” by taking a day to visit one of Los Angeles’ neighborhoods celebrating different cultures. Take a walk and have a meal in Chinatown, Olvera Street, Koreatown, Thai Town, Little Tokyo, Little Armenia, Little Ethiopia, Historic Filipinotown, Pico-Robertson and others.
- Los Angeles celebrates the city’s diverse communities and cultures with a host of festivals! Experience dance, music, food and more at the city’s cultural festivals.